JS as trustee-in-trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Deed for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to , 9 Aug. 1843; in Hancock County Deed Book P, pp. 333–334; unidentified handwriting; Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; microfilm at FHL.
County ss. I a Justice of the peace in and for the City of in said do certify that Joseph Smith whose signature appears to the foregoing deed and who is personally known to me to be the person described in and who executed the same, did acknowledge that he had executed the said conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.
Given under my hand and seal this ninth day of August in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and forty three